Every year York Catholic schools are invited to honor the legacy of Canadians of African Ancestry, past and present, during Black Heritage Month in February. This year’s Black Heritage Month theme is Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build, represents both an opportunity to engage in open dialogue and a commitment to learning more about the stories Black communities in Canada have ... Continue reading "Black Heritage Month"
In recognition of Black Heritage Month, we will celebrate diversity and inclusion in our school. Students will engage in activities to remember and learn ways in which we can make all backgrounds feel welcomed, supported and valued.
To view our flyer for Diversity and Inclusion Week please select the link below:
Happy New Year and welcome to 2024! Attached is our January 2024 newsletter with some pertinent information and upcoming dates which includes our New Year’s Mass to be held at the school on January 25 at 10:45 a.m. We hope to see you there!
We extend a heartfelt invitation to join us for a special Advent celebration for a morning filled with the spirit of joy, music and reflection. Our students have prepared a beautiful program of songs that resonate with the essence of the season, and they will also be sharing passages of God’s word.
This festive gathering provides an opportunity for our school community to ... Continue reading "Advent Celebration"
On Tuesday, December 12th, the St. Clare Catholic School Council will be hosting a Family Christmas Movie Night in our gymnasium. Join us for a festive evening of joy and laughter. The atmosphere will be merry and bright, complete with twinkling lights and Christmas decorations. Come in your PJs, bring your blanket, teddy and holiday cheer as we feature a Christmas classic, Home Alone, for ... Continue reading "Family Christmas Movie Night"
– St. Francis de Sales
February 12, 2024
Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,
I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.
My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"
York Catholic District School Board Director of Education Domenic Scuglia will retire after a 41-year career promoting equity, excellence and faith in two Canadian provinces.
“The Board of Trustees is grateful for Domenic Scuglia’s many contributions to the YCDSB, in particular for creating stability in our school board during the difficult days near the end of the pandemic,” said Chair of ... Continue reading "YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career"
— Starting Kindergarten is an exciting time in a young child’s life, filled with new experiences and opportunities to learn and grow. Kindergarten registration at the York Catholic District School Board begins on January 8th for the 2024-25 school year that begins in September, 2024. Children must be four years old by December 31, 2024 and born in 2020 to register in Junior Kindergarten, or ... Continue reading "Kindergarten Registration for September 2024 (Starting January 8, 2024)"